• This isn't just about colors

    IT'S A FABRICATION REVOLUTION

  • LIVING COLORS

    Nature offers some of the most beautiful colors. We want to bring this living palette to you, within your everyday life products, in the place of the usual, non-renewable, oil-derived, synthetic colorants.

    To achieve this, we work with colourful micro-organisms that biofabricate incredible pigments.

     

    Our premier mission at Pili is to bring to the world the first renewable inks fabricated through bioproduction to replace their toxic, non-biological and non-recyclable versions.

     

    Pili was born from the reunion of a biologist, a designer and an entrepreneur at the biohackerspace La Paillasse in Paris. Its team is now dedicated to provide the largest range of colors from micro-organisms to offer a sustainable alternative to fossil resources and finally bring biology home.

  • We Work with 

    Bio Factories

    The realm of bacteria brings us many 

    treasures from medicines to biomaterials 

    (image : spore under microscope)

    Colors Made by Bacteria

    The first renewable ink made by bacteria

    to replace the petrochemical ones, with a

    scalability that is unachievable with vegetal dyes

    A Living Palette

    We work on the creation of a large palette

    of living colors

    Textile is a Playground for Microorganisms

    We've been mixing microbiology and textile together 

    to find a replacement for petrochemical dyes.

    The designer here are bacteria !

    Workshops Mixing Biology and Fictions

    We bring biofabrication to children and 

    discuss the challenges of biology in their future

  • SOCIAL FEED

    The latest news about PILI

  • THE TEAM

    Marie-Sarah Adenis

    Co-Founder - Designer

    Thomas Landrain

    Co-Founder - CEO - Biohacker

    Jérémie Blache

    Co-Founder - COO

    Émilie Amillastré

    Biotech Engineer

    Lucie Crépin

    Biotech Engineer

    Guillaume Boissonnat

    Chemist

  • OUR PARTNERS

    La Paillasse

     

    Open Science & Tech Acceleration

     

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    That's the place where PILI was born!

    LaPaillasse.org

    Genopole

     

    First French Biocluster

     

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    Pili won the

    "Prix Coup de Coeur"

    in December 2014

    Genopole

    Indie Bio

     

    Biotech Accelerator

     

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    2015 summer acceleration program in Cork, Ireland

    Indie.Bio EU

    BPI France

     

    Public Investment Bank
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    Laureate of 2015 National Competition for Innovative Startups
    I-Lab Competition

    Toulouse White Biotech

     

    European Leading Bioengineering Center

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    Member of the Consortium since 2016

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